(July-September 1955)

Dell, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Albert P. Delacorte (vice-president)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Based on the television series created by Bob Smith.
Copyright, 1955, by Kagran Corporation.
Designed and produced by Western Printing & Lithographing Co.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Howdy Doody / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mel Crawford ?
Inks
Mel Crawford ?
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Flub-a-Dub; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]

Distinguished Achievement Award (Table of Contents: 1)

Dell Comics Pledge to Parents / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

The Missing Diamond (Table of Contents: 2)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H.D.#34-557
Genre
children
Characters
Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Captain Windy Scuttlebutt; Windy (a dog); Mr. Rooby
Synopsis
The boys encounter an invisible genie.

Indexer Notes

The Air-o-Doodle also appears in this adventure.

Animal Tricks (Table of Contents: 3)

Howdy Doody / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Howdy Doody; Mr. Bluster [Phineas T. Bluster]; Dilly Dally; Captain Windy Scuttlebutt; Windy (a dog); Inspector Fidoozle; Clarabell; Chimpy
Synopsis
Dilly tries to train a chimp, while Captain Scuttlebutt tries to teach his dog, Windy, some tricks. A lion tops both animals by roller skating and playing a trombone. But the lion turns out to be Clarabell in disguise!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Flub-a-Dub's Old-Time Silent Movie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Work and Save Now for Your Summer Vacation
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Flub-a-Dub; Mr. Shulz

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Clarabell Clown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Edward Kean
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Madam Mystic Fortune Teller
Genre
children
Characters
Clarabell; Howdy Doody; Dilly Dally; Madam Mystic
Synopsis
Clarabell visits a fortune teller.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Clarabell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zoo
Genre
children
Characters
Clarabell
Synopsis
Clarabell goes to the zoo. The mischievous clown squirts the monkey and the ostrich with his seltzer bottle--but gets a taste of his own medicine from an elephant!

Indexer Notes

Inside Back Cover

Howdy Doody (Table of Contents: 7)

Howdy Doody / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
children
Characters
Howdy Doody

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody
  2. 1. Distinguished Achievement Award
    Dell Comics Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. The Missing Diamond
    Howdy Doody
  4. 3. Animal Tricks
    Howdy Doody
  5. 4. ["Work and Save Now for Your Summer Vacation"]
    Flub-a-Dub's Old-Time Silent Movie
  6. 5. ["Madam Mystic Fortune Teller"]
    Clarabell Clown
  7. 6. ["Zoo"]
    Clarabell
  8. 7. Howdy Doody
    Howdy Doody
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Karl Wilcox
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • John P. Selegue
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer